WannaCry: Five Steps Every CISO Should Consider for Protecting Your Organization from Ransomware

May 15, 2017

Over the past few days WannaCry malicious malware variants affected hundreds of organizations across the world. This cyberattack spread primarily by exploiting a vulnerability whose manufacturer had issued a critical security update over two months ago.

While there are certainly reasons why it may take an organization some time to patch vulnerable systems, including the risk of updating live systems, two months should be plenty of time for any organization to take appropriate steps to secure their environment.

Read more on the Fortinet Blog for a list of five critical security things that every organization should have in place.

 

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